Apr 20, 2014 — Author Craig Nova recommends three books that take a fresh approach to the age-old bildungsroman. The experience of growing up is both universal and unique — and, in these books, timeless.
Oct 7, 2013 — In softcover fiction, Will Self spelunks the depths of consciousness in a mental hospital; Amity Gaige divulges an East German immigrant's secrets; Cristina Garcia defines the space that separates a dictator from an exile; and Ayana Mathis follows the life of a mother during the Great Migration.
Jan 25, 2013 — Jim Harrison's The River Swimmer pairs two novellas about Midwestern men. It debuts at No. 11.
Nov 17, 2011 — A dog reflects on his life in The Art of Racing in the Rain, on the list for a 127th week.
Aug 26, 2011 — Jennifer Egan takes a ride through time in A Visit from the Goon Squad, on the list for a 22nd week.
Aug 11, 2011 — More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. Explore the winners of NPR's Top 100 Science-Fiction and Fantasy survey — an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles.
Aug 8, 2011 — NPR coverage of Old Man's War by John Scalzi. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Final Solution: A Story Of Detection by Michael Chabon. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of Rhino Ranch by Larry McMurtry. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.